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1  She felt she could trust it to carry her through to the end.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
2  She wanted to write at once, while she could trust to the strength of her resolve.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
3  She could not put him before herself in any light but the noblest: she must trust him to the height of her own passion.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
4  What little there was must at any rate be husbanded to the utmost; she could not trust herself again to the perils of a sleepless night.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
5  The indication was a slight one, and a year ago Lily would have smiled at it, trusting to the charm of her personality to dispel any prejudice against her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 12
6  Since he would HAVE to pull Bertha through she could trust him to find a way; and she put the fulness of her trust in the telegram she managed to send him on her way to the quay.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
7  One of the surprises of her unoccupied state was the discovery that time, when it is left to itself and no definite demands are made on it, cannot be trusted to move at any recognized pace.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
8  The baby, feeling herself detached from her habitual anchorage, made an instinctive motion of resistance; but the soothing influences of digestion prevailed, and Lily felt the soft weight sink trustfully against her breast.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 13
9  Any advance on Lily's side might have been perilous: there was nothing to do but to trust to the happy chance of an accidental meeting, and Lily knew that, even so late in the season, there was always a hope of running across her friends in their frequent passages through town.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
10  Trenor and Miss Bart prolonged their drive till long after sunset; and before it was over he had tried, with some show of success, to prove to her that, if she would only trust him, he could make a handsome sum of money for her without endangering the small amount she possessed.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
11  Mrs. Fisher's conversation had, indeed, operated to that end; but the treatment was too painful to be voluntarily chosen while milder remedies were untried; and Selden thought he could trust himself to return gradually to a reasonable view of Miss Bart, if only he did not see her.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 1
12  Hang it, if he could find a way out of such difficulties for a professional sponge like Carry Fisher, who was simply a mental habit corresponding to the physical titillations of the cigarette or the cock-tail, he could surely do as much for a girl who appealed to his highest sympathies, and who brought her troubles to him with the trustfulness of a child.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7